15thFebruary 2024

Bringing Peatland ACTION to life

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This blog post on Scotland’s Nature (9 February 2024) shares the reasons peatland restoration is so important, the benefits that it can bring, and the dedication of the landowners, managers, Peatland ACTION project officers, surveyors and contractors who make it all happen. Checkout 4 new cases studies in bogs and [...]

21stNovember 2023

Iona’s divine inspiration

21.11.23|Categories: Places|Tags: , , , , |

This Scottish Pollinators post (16 November 2023) shares successful nature-friendly steps being taken around one of Scotland’s most famous historic and spiritual sites, Iona Abbey. These grass management regimes could easily be replicated in school grounds and local greenspaces to enhance biodiversity.

4thJuly 2023

Are you clear on deer?

04.07.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The John Muir Trust share the Trust's approach to deer management. This includes an introduction to a new ‘Clear on Deer’ film, plus a helpful infographic. This links to Scotland’s environment and biodiversity. The need to retain and develop skills in deer management for the future is also highlighted.

25thMay 2023

Woodland Learning: The sustainable management of sites for learning and play

25.05.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

This series of 22 videos has been created by Learning Though Landscapes in partnership with Scottish Forestry. These short videos aim to support the responsible use and management of local spaces used for learning and play. They cover a range of topics from site selection and management to cooking outdoors [...]

12thApril 2023

Steps to a career in wildlife management

12.04.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , , , |

Checkout this blogpost by Scotland’s Nature Ponies, coastlines and rugged mountains – a pathway into deer management on Rum (12 April 2023). Here, Beth Lamont describes her unconventional route into the sector and her experiences as a NatureScot Wildlife Management Practical Placement on Rum National Nature Reserve (NNR).